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19 die in fresh clashes between army and rebels in Shan state- Myanmar

19 die in fresh clashes between army and rebels in Shan state- Myanmar

At least 19 people have been killed in fresh clashes between Myanmar’s military and an ethnic armed group in the remote northern Shan state, as fighting in the country’s borderlands intensifies. “Nineteen [people] were killed in fighting” on Saturday, a military source said, adding that two dozen had been injured. At least 19 people have […]

May 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
100 killed after Brazil police go on strike, streets of death and chaos rule

100 killed after Brazil police go on strike, streets of death and chaos rule

Brazil’s Espirito Santo south-eastern state has turned over security duties to the army as it tries to solve crises erupted due to police strike that has led to a wave of violence and at least 100 deaths. Hundred people have been killed and 200 lootings committed amid widespread turmoil, which has forced a shutdown of […]

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Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Aug  01, – How the authorities respond to the inquiry’s findings may indicate the extent to which reform is being implemented under a drive by President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, to root out human rights violations by soldiers. Nigeria’s army killed 349 people from the minority Shi’ite Muslim sect last December in a […]

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Israel fires missiles at drone from Syria- army

Israel fires missiles at drone from Syria- army

July  17, – The missiles missed the drone which “returned to Syria” after the incident in the central Golan Heights, where the demarcation line between the two countries is located, the military said. Israel’s military on Sunday fired two Patriot missiles at a drone that “infiltrated” from war-ravaged neighbouring Syria, it said. “Moments ago two […]

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More rains forecast for flood-hit southern India

More rains forecast for flood-hit southern India

Dec 03, – At least 269 people had been killed in the state since heavy rains started in the beginning of November, said India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh, although no deaths have been reported in the latest deluge. The heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years has devastated swathes of the southern Indian state of […]

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Typhoon Kalmaegi blows out of Philippines

Typhoon Kalmaegi blows out of Philippines

Sep 15, – The government weather bureau said the eye of Typhoon Kalmaegi was over the South China Sea some 372 kilometers (231 miles) west of northwestern Laoag city before noon, moving northwest toward southern China at 30 kilometers per hour (19 kph). It was packing sustained winds of 120 kph (75 mph) and gusts […]

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3000 civilians in Syria’s rebel areas need food aid

3000 civilians in Syria’s rebel areas need food aid

Oct 25, – Some 3,000 civilians trapped in a suffocating Syrian army siege of rebel areas in the city of Homs need urgent food aid, a monitoring group and activists said Friday. “Three thousands civilians, among them 500 aged over 70, are living exclusively off the little food that had been stored in the besieged […]

October 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Syria Massacre: Reports of sectarian killings by army in Syrian village

Syria Massacre: Reports of sectarian killings by army in Syrian village

May 4, AP – BEIRUT (AP) — In the Syrian civil war’s latest alleged mass killing, activists said Friday that regime troops and gunmen from nearby Alawite areas beat, stabbed and shot at least 50 people in the Sunni Muslim village of Bayda. The bodies of the Syrian boys and young men in jeans and […]

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